Archive - Oct 2004
Submitted by Aoife on Wed, 2004-10-13 22:00
This week, Dame Aoife walks on the wild side with annotated links relating to medieval bestiaries.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-10-13 20:30
Sharon J. Huntington of the Christian Science Monitor looks at the history of ink from prehistory through medieval times and up to the nineteenth century.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-10-13 17:50
Bytor Fitzgerald, inspired by his lady wife Cherish, was victorious in the recent Trimaris Crown Tournament.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-10-13 14:58
(Cue dramatic news music) Now, live from the battlefield, reporter Laird Wulfric Grimbeald, Sheriff of Sylvan Glen, embedded with the AEthelmearc army, reports on the Siege of Glengary.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-10-13 10:14
Count Maximillian was victorious over Duke Boru in the finals of the recent Kingdom of Meridies Fall Crown Tourney.
Submitted by JaneStockton on Wed, 2004-10-13 10:12
Medical history may need to be re-written after the recent discovery of a skull which shows signs of complex surgery.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-10-13 09:58
Join the Barony of Sacred Stone and our Kingdom Warlord for a day of fighting, arts and sciences, and friendship.
Submitted by Milica on Wed, 2004-10-13 09:35
We promise you a fun day of warfare on Saturday the 15th of November with fortress, field, bridge and woods battles. The order of battle will be decided by the fortunes of war and game play. The attackers win if they can take and hold the Baronial seat. (Siege engines are encouraged.)
Submitted by Justin on Tue, 2004-10-12 14:49
Growing their shire the old fashioned — and quite authentic — way, Sjt. Patraic O'Dochartaigh and THL Hathewissa atte Mere announce the birth of their daugher, Virginia Anne.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-10-12 14:48
THLord Stefan li Rous offers updates to the Florilegium for October 2004.
Submitted by Milica on Tue, 2004-10-12 11:09
On October 9, 2004, Brangwayna Morgan of the East Kingdom was elevated to the Order of the Laurel.
Submitted by Anonymous on Tue, 2004-10-12 10:28
On October 9, 2004 in the Barony of One Thousand Eyes did Their Royal Majesties Reinmar and Albreda hold the Tournament to determine Their Heirs.
Submitted by Justin on Mon, 2004-10-11 18:44
Sir Colin MacLear is creating a web site designed to link SCAdians offering to sell or barter period or modern services with other SCAdians who are seeking those services. The site is scheduled to be online in October 2004.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2004-10-11 18:34
New research shows that Arab scholars cracked the secret of hieroglyphs 800 years before the discovery of the Rosetta stone.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2004-10-11 17:54
Malcolm MacEoghain, inspired by Tessa the Huntress, was the winner of the Fall 2004 Crown Tournament in the Kingdom of AEthelmearc.
Submitted by Justin on Mon, 2004-10-11 13:25
The Kingdom of Atenveldt has issued a new policy explaining the responsibilities of parents and guardians of minors at events, and how transgressions of event rules by minors are to be handled.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2004-10-11 13:12
We are pleased to announce the Smythkepe Rapier Defender Tournament will be held February 19th AS XXXIX at the Shire of Smythkepe's Cracked Anvil Collegium.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2004-10-11 13:09
On Saturday, Nov 20th, the Shire of Isenfir in beautiful Charlottesville, Virginia, will be offering a rare opportunity to get a crash course in one of the most beautiful and elegant social activities our period of study has to offer.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2004-10-11 13:09
With the frigid snows of winter beginning to blow, the Shire of Crannog Mor would like to invite you to come warm yourself by our fire, at the Polar Bear Ball. We will have a heated, indoor arena in which to test your fighting skills, a feast designed to amaze your palate, after dinner dancing, and a bardic circle for your entertainment.
Submitted by Milica on Mon, 2004-10-11 13:08
Harvest Fest will be held SUNDAY, October 24th starting at 11 am and running until around 8 or 9 pm. The site will be St. Jude's school at 888 Trillium Dr in Kitchener. (Same site as the Bryniau fight practice).
Submitted by saewolf on Mon, 2004-10-11 09:24
Although Heather Senkler (known to most as Ekatarina Borisovna Kievskaia) has stepped down as the Principality Chatelaine of Tir Righ, she remains in the spotlight with a recent interview by a local paper.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-10-10 15:57
Nearly one third of Scotland's 35,000 historic sites, including Skara Brae, are threatened with destruction due to coastal erosion.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-10-10 13:44
Three etched copper plates dating to 1544 give details of the Kingdom of Vijayanagara in India.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-10-10 10:29
British costuming legend Janet Arnold appeared recently in the online "Biography of the Day" series.
Submitted by Milica on Sun, 2004-10-10 08:02
The "pestulant" Picts of legend may actually have been "a highly sophisticated people with an intimate knowledge of the Bible and Roman classical literature."
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-10-09 16:47
A small, crescent-shaped ornament designed to be worn by a horse has been discovered near the Croatian city of Drnis.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-10-09 13:18
The controversy over the final resting place of explorer Christopher Columbus continues.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-10-09 11:30
Viking raiders wishing to upgrade their transportation might want to consider the Fyrdraca, a reconstructed longship based on the Ralsweig/Rügen II Viking longship wreck found off the island of Rügen, Germany in the Baltic Sea.
Submitted by Milica on Sat, 2004-10-09 10:18
A document detailing the reasons for the exile of Italian Renaissance poet Dante Alighieri from Florence have been made public for the first time.
Submitted by Justin on Fri, 2004-10-08 19:59
The Incipient Canton of Westmere, part of the Barony of Andelcrag in modern-day Michigan, held an event on October 2. Their Web Minister has posted a photo album of the day's festivities.